BREAKING NEWS

Atlanta Man Accused Of Murder After Killing Stranger He Found Sleeping In His Home

arrest copy
Source: UNSPLASH

Nov. 29 2022, Published 11:17 a.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to Email

A man was arrested for murder after he killed a stranger who he discovered sleeping in a bed inside his Atlanta home.

Joshua Warren, 40, faces charges of felony murder, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony in connection with the fatal shooting of the man who was between 25 and 30 years old, WXIA-TV reported.

Article continues below advertisement

According to police, shortly after 6 a.m. on Nov. 26, officers responding to a report of someone shot discovered a man dead in the front yard of Warren’s home.

Maj. Peter Malecki with Atlanta Police Department said an initial investigation indicated Wilson had come to the vacant residence to check on it and discovered the man, whose identity police have not disclosed, asleep inside.

Malecki said there was a “confrontation.”

MORE ON:
Atlanta
Article continues below advertisement

According to WSB-TV, police indicated the man was shot while attempting to flee the home.

An investigation determined the victim was not an immediate danger to Wilson and detectives concluded the shooting did not fall under Georgia’s stand-your-ground laws.

Warren was booked into the DeKalb County jail.

Advertisement

Become a Front Page Detective

Sign up to receive breaking
Front Page Detectives
news and exclusive investigations.

More Stories

© Copyright 2023 Empire Media Group, Inc. Front Page Detectives is a registered trademark. All Rights Reserved. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Offers may be subject to change without notice.